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Understanding Poverty$
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Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Roland Bénabou, and Dilip Mookherjee

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195305197

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195305191.001.0001

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Corruption and Development

Corruption and Development

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(p.161) 11 Corruption and Development
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Understanding Poverty
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Jean-Jacques Laffont (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195305191.003.0011

This essay explores why corruption is so widespread in developing countries. It is organized into three sections. The first section argues that a theory of corruption is needed in order to answer this question. The second section presents a theory linking corruption and development. The third section empirically documents the correlation between development and corruption.

Keywords:   developing countries, correlation, GNP

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